On This Day

August 1, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas; start of Chattanooga campaign
  • Cavalry action near Brandy Station-End of Gettysburg Campaign

Birthdays in History

  • Gaston Doumergue, 60th Prime Minister of France (1913-14 and 1934) and 1st protestant French President (1924-31), born in Aigues-Vives, France (d. 1937)